Elizabeth Wells Skaggs - Varnum LLP

Elizabeth Wells Skaggs

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012

Beth is a partner in the labor and employment practice group, focusing on employment issues and litigation. She has counseled business clients on a variety of matters affecting the workplace, including effective employee handbooks and policies, disciplinary and dispute resolution procedures, discrimination issues, disability accommodation, wage-hour matters, family medical leave, and harassment and litigation prevention. When litigation is unavoidable, Beth has significant experience representing employers under the numerous state and federal statutes that govern the employment relationship, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Beth has experience in both single-plaintiff cases and complex class and collective actions.

University of MichiganBA 1990University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D. 1993
American Employment Law CouncilFederal Bar AssociationAmerican Bar AssociationState Bar of MichiganIllinois State Bar AssociationBar Association of the District of ColumbiaGrand Rapids Bar AssociationSociety for Human Resource ManagementACT - Artists Creating TogetherGrand Rapids Bar Association

Office Location

Bridgewater Place
333 Bridge Street, NW
P.O. Box 352
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Labor and Employment of the Grand Rapids Metro Area
Elizabeth Wells Skaggs has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Other Information

Gender: Female